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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered 30BS-14BS/7BG Clark Fd, Phillipines 11-Feb-40; shot down by enemy aircraft at Luzon, Philippines 10-Dec-41. First USAAF B-17 lost in combat. No MACR issued:

P Capt Colin P. Kelly (KIA); CP Don Robbins (KIA)
N Joseph Bean (WIA); B Meyer Levin (WIA)
E/TTG Bill Delahany (WIA); RO Rob Altman (RTD)
G Unknown (RTD); G Unknown (RTD)
G Willard Money (RTD), TG Jim Halfyard (RTD)

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 January 2015 19:25:18 Lee8thbuff Changes to manufacturer, nicknames and description
Sources

Lee Cunningham 25-Jan-2015. Added manufacturer, changed nickname note based on "The B-17 Flying Fortress Story" Roger A. Freeman with David Osborne.

Date Contributor Update
16 January 2015 22:46:32 Lee8thbuff Changes to production block number, nicknames and description
Sources

Lee Cunningham 16-Jan-2015. Added block number per "The B-17 Flying Fortress Story" Roger A Freeman with David Osborne; formated crew list.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:01 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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